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Freelance designer/illustrator/writer/trainer and been at it for a while.

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Apr
15
comment How can I create a tight spiral shape? (Archimedean spiral)
@Igor-G after creating and applying the artbrush, choose Object > Expand Appearance and you'll have the full spiral shape. It won't be a path, it'll be a spiral shape.
Apr
15
revised Illustrator's background and artboard became transparent
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Apr
15
comment What price should I charge for design services?
It would be helpful if you chose a correct answer @CBallenar. That way this question could be used to direct duplicate questions here. Without a correct answer chosen, it can't be redirected to. In addition, DA01 is deserving of the answer mark.
Apr
15
comment Identify neon sign font in photo
.. and why the odd kerning around the L? :)
Apr
15
reviewed Leave Open How to save a symbol or graphic style in Illustrator?
Apr
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Identify neon sign font in photo
Apr
15
comment Identify neon sign font in photo
In signage, especially neon, there are manual alterations made so the functionality works. That's not to say a font with those off-angle umlauts doesn't exist. But chances are the sign manufacturer altered those specifically.
Apr
15
revised How to get Text to follow semicircular path, read left to right and oriented counterclockwise
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Apr
15
answered How to get Text to follow semicircular path, read left to right and oriented counterclockwise
Apr
15
comment what are “PSD to HTML” Jobs
Many web sites don't even use PSD files as a basis any longer. It's often faster and easier to go straight to HTML/CSS markup.
Apr
15
comment Animated GIF Creation Tool
I would agree that what you've posted is far more a video project which happens to be saved as a gif. Trying to create that in a gif animation application will be a lesson in frustration.
Apr
15
comment How to make gradient tool annotators snap to grid
Can you define what you mean by "gradient handle"? Do you mean the annotator (see CirclsB's answer)? Or do you mean the handles of the shape the gradient is applied to? The gradient panel gives more precise control than the annotator does.
Apr
14
comment How to Best Create Templates for Clients to edit the content/copy
InDesign has a preference item to link to text files rather than embedding them. I'm not seeing how WordsFlow is any different than simply ticking that preference item. What am I missing? (And I don't really understand how this solves the issue of a client wanting to edit a layout.)
Apr
14
comment Is there a Photoshop (CS5) plugin that will make color swatches global?
This question is essentially a duplicate of the question you've linked to. I doubt asking again will get different answers.
Apr
14
comment Where to buy graphics for less that I can use in work that I sell?
Wow, read the terms of Creative Market. It may be a great service for buyers, but sheesh.. do they take EVERYTHING if you're a contributor.
Apr
14
comment Where to buy graphics for less that I can use in work that I sell?
@Ilan most stock sites have restrictions on print on demand use, which is what it sounds like Nicki is after. If they do allow POD use, the prices are considerably higher.
Apr
14
comment How to Best Create Templates for Clients to edit the content/copy
I find using Layers and locking layers most helpful. That way they aren't altering placement of images or other elements and have a single layer where all text resides. You can't lock a text frame and still allow editing: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/16597/…
Apr
14
revised How to Best Create Templates for Clients to edit the content/copy
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Apr
14
revised How to Best Create Templates for Clients to edit the content/copy
added 382 characters in body
Apr
14
answered How to Best Create Templates for Clients to edit the content/copy